Present Climate Conditions


Chilly Across the Northland: October 3, 2008

Cool air settled in over the northland on October 3 with temperatures dipping into the low 20's in many places in northeast Minnesota. International Falls set a record low of 20 degrees for October 3, breaking the old record of 23 set in 1999. The coldest place found was Embarrass with 18 degrees. No low temperature of 32 degrees has been reported yet at the Twin Cities International Airport this fall. The average date of the first frost (defined as the first date of 32 degrees or colder) at the Twin Cities International Airport is October 7.

Below is a Public Information Statement courtesy the National Weather Service.

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
820 AM CDT THU OCT 2 2008
...COLD TEMPERATURES CHILL THE NORTHLAND...

THE COLDEST TEMPERATURES OF THE SEASON THUS FAR WERE OBSERVED ACROSS THE NORTHLAND THIS MORNING. 
WIDESPREAD TEMPERATURES IN THE LOW TO MID 20S WERE OBSERVED FOR MORNING LOWS...WITH EMBARRASS 
EVEN DIPPING INTO THE TEENS.
VALUE      LOCATION
=====      ========
18         EMBARRASS MN
21         INTERNATIONAL FALLS MN
21         BIGFORK MN
22         HIBBING MN
22         ORR MN
23         TOWER MN
23         COOK MN
23         FLOODWOOD
25         ELY MN
25         SILVER BAY MN
26         HAYWARD WI
27         CLOQUET MN
28         DULUTH MN
28         SUPERIOR WI 

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